Byron Spear joined the team at Banner in September 2022. Byron has served in various ministry roles, but his passion is to see people discover their God-given gifts and use them to advance the Kingdom. Currently, Byron holds a Bachelors of Science in Religion from Liberty University and is working towards a Masters in Pastoral Leadership from Huntington University. He married his beautiful wife, Alicia, in February of 2021. Together, they enjoy reading, going for walks, and spending time with friends and family.
Kennedie Brown graduated from Moody Bible Institute (Chicago) with a degree in Biblical Studies/Music. Leading congregational worship, songwriting and recording her music are tools she passionately uses to glorify Jesus and help bring people closer to the Throne of Grace. In her spare time she likes to read historical novels, drink loose-leaf tea and play with her Chocolate Havanese pup, Desilu.
Linda grew up in Grand Rapids. She attended Western Michigan University where she received a BS degree and has been working as the Office Manager since 2008.
Jacob is pursuing his education for Biblical Studies from Cornerstone University. He started his Internship here at Banner in the Fall of 2019. He leads and teaches youth.